Lord of the Rings has been having fun with a resurgence in recognition currently. Why? Perhaps the higher query could be why hasn’t it all the time been this widespread? Whatever the case, it may need one thing to do with the primary movie celebrating its twentieth anniversary this 12 months. But do Elijah Wood and the opposite stars have any plans to make a complete huge factor out of it?
Well, in accordance to Frodo himself, likelihood is slightly slim, not less than for now. Wood lately spoke about the opportunity of bringing the forged again collectively for a 20-year Lord of the Rings reunion. It’s a momentous event, in spite of everything. So the thought of getting such an occasion virtually looks as if a no brainer. However, that is no regular 12 months, and it might take greater than placing on the One Ring to flee these circumstances.
In an interview with Looper, Wood defined that there have been conversations a couple of reunion, however added that nothing has come collectively but for a couple of causes. “It’s also difficult because of COVID. I don’t know that we could even get to New Zealand,” Wood mentioned. “In fact, I’m almost sure we couldn’t get to New Zealand unless there were some major permits and some sort of way in there, which I suppose is possible, but that country’s shut down.” Naturally, any correct Lord of the Rings reunion must happen in New Zealand. Anything much less could be like having a enterprise assembly at Chuck E. Cheese.
That’s proper, December 2021 will mark 20 years since The Fellowship of the Ring moseyed its manner into theaters. It grew to become a success fairly rapidly and launched the moviegoing public to what many now take into account the definitive tackle J.R.R. Tolkien’s fantasy masterpiece. That’s not even to say the eventual launch of the Lord of the Rings prolonged editions, which sparked 12-hour film marathons around the globe to the bane of poor unsuspecting sofa cushions in all places.
Wood’s feedback are fully comprehensible. It makes excellent sense that, whereas the forged members could have been discussing such a reunion, they would not need to threat a big gathering whereas a lethal pandemic continues to rage on. Unfortunately, the real-world equal of orcs on this case is simply individuals who refuse to get vaccinated for the security of everybody. So fixing the issue that’s stopping the reunion is not fairly as simple as, say, toppling an all-seeing overlord bent on world domination. Don’t fear, although. Wood nonetheless appears optimistic. “I think there will absolutely be a gathering,” he continued. “I know we all want to celebrate together, and I think we want to be able to find a space that works for everybody. There are a lot of people who would love to sit down at a giant table and raise a glass to our experience, collectively, share stories and just hang out.”
Luckily, there shall be not less than 2 extra possibilities for a correct Lord of the Rings reunion, due to the nonetheless upcoming anniversaries of The Two Towers and the record-breaking The Return of the King, respectively. Maybe an enormous occasion 20 years after the third movie’s launch would even be extra applicable. After all, a celebration isn’t late, neither is it early. It arrives exactly when it means to.
The Lord of the Rings movies can be found to stream on Amazon Prime Video.